Pupil Premium Funding


Pupil Premium funding is allocated to schoolsto support the education of children who have been eligible for free schoolmeals or are looked after, to provide equal opportunities and to narrow theattainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers.

Funding received 2016-17£40480

Funding received  2017-18

Funding 2018-19



At St. Wilfrid’s we use our Pupil Premium Funding to support pupils and their learning through:

  • Additional teacher/teaching assistant time to provide targeted intervention and support learning
  • Financial support to ensure pupils have equal access to educational opportunities
  • Emotional support to foster pupil wellbeing and increase self esteem
  • Encouragement to develop wider interests/skills

2018 Attainment and Progress for pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium (3 pupils)

Average scaled score% meeting expected standard% meeting higher standard/greater depthAverage progress
Average Progress City of York  
Reading, writing and maths67%33%
Grammar, spelling and punctuation10367%33%

2017 Attainment and Progress for pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium (8 pupils)

Average scaled score

% meeting expected standard

% meeting higher standard/greater depth

Average progress

Average Progress City of York  




Reading, writing and maths

Grammar, spelling and punctuation

More detailed information about how Pupil Premium has been used and the impact of this provision can be found below:

Employment of qualified teacher to provided targeted Year 5 and 6 Maths and English intervention both within and outside the classroomAccelerated progress of learners. Average progress of pupils well above national average
One to one / one to two tuition to increase pupil confidence/ accelerate progress to enable Y6 pupils to become secondary readyAccelerated progress of learners. Average progress of pupils well above national average
Provision of Calculation and Reading club in Key Stage two to support learning  Improved engagement and increased confidence/attainment
Provision of targeted homework support within schoolImproved engagement and increased confidence
Provision of RAINBOWS programme to support children suffering loss of any kindChildren have opportunity to explore their feelings and emotions, helping them to come to terms with their grief and circumstances to improve wellbeing and readiness to learn
Provision of intervention groups across the school to build confidence and accelerate progressImproved in year progress and attainment across year groups.   Diminishing difference between progress of pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium and other pupils
Targeted support with residential visits, trips and additional activitiesMore children able to engage in activities to extend experience and enhance learning
ELSA provision to support the emotional and social needs of pupils with targeted allocation of specific Wellbeing Worker support and regular training for school ELSA staffPupil needs met through targeted pastoral care, impacting on self-esteem, confidence and readiness to learn
Targeted provision of Learning to Learn programme to develop organisational skills/readiness to learnImprovements in personal organisation, readiness at the beginning of lessons and homework routines



In addition to the strategies shown above for 2017-18, we also also introduced a Lesson Study approach based on a small pupil sample,focusing on the impact of immediate verbal feedback on pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium as well as other identified pupils. This will be rolled out more widely in 2018/19.  Alongside other strategies,this will be measured through impact on progress, engagement in learning, pupil voice and feedback from ELSAs as appropriate.

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